Children's Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1820

GUSN

GUSN-43778

Description

Black and white transfer-printed design on mug. Red lines on lip (outside) and .25" from bottom. An acorn and leaf laurel around inscription.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
earthenware
transfer printing
Mug

Inscription

"MORNING SONG, /So like the Sun would I fulfil/ the bus'ness of the day/ Begin my work betimes and still/March on my [heavenly] way." (Transfer-printed)

Additional Identification Number

MJ1970.590

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3 x 3 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1970.1310.590